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Jedi M.S.
07-21-2002, 03:47 AM
My game of Jedi Knigt II crash sometimes.
Can somewone help me with this problem ?
Thanks !!!

07-22-2002, 04:59 AM
what is your video card/OS/ram/processorspeed?
where/when does it crash? any common things happening during crash?
whats your detail levels at?
are you running a bunch of other programs at the same time?

ok, this note to all the people asking about "crashes":

a "crash" is an extremely vague error, and as such can be caused by many many many different things; so please dont just post: my game crashes how i fix?

nothing personal to you in particular, jedi m.s., its just this is atleast the 4th vague question no info thread ive come across just this weekend (and a quarter of it this forum was down!)

basically, we need more information to diagnose the problem, and help you quicker - so we dont have to ask all these questions to narrow down the causes

Jedi M.S.
07-22-2002, 01:09 PM
You got totaly right !
I'm sorry that I forgot to say it,
but here is the information of my computer:

processorspeed: 1000 Mhz ( AMD Duron )
192 MB RAM
Video Card: 3D Prophet 4000XT (32 MB videomemory)
Sound Card: Via AC'97 Audio Controller (WDM)
Monitor: Relisys 770
Operating System: Windows '98 second edtion
When I don't play, my details are 800 X 600 pixels (32-bits)
But the details in Jedi Knight II are:
Video Quality: Fast
GL Extensions: On
Video Mode: 640 X 480
Color Depth: Default
Full Screen: On
Geometric Detail: Medium
Texture Detail: Medium
Texture Quality: Default
Texture Filter: BILINEAR
Detailed Shaders: On
(That are all the details that you can see wen you start Jedi Knight II up and then click on SETUP.)

It can crash at any time.
I don't now when it crash.
When I'm just playing, it can crash at 5 minutes, but also at
2 houres.

And when I play the game, then I don't run other programs.

I hope you got enouph information?
And I hope that you now can fix my problem !


07-22-2002, 05:02 PM
well, it may be your card, i never heard of it; although 32 vram can be enough (especially since you are smart enough not to try running at full), sometimes there are other card properties that cant handle certain features;

like my old comp with a voodoo 16 meg card can play the game ok, but it doesnt do textures bigger than 256x256 - so i had problems; like i couldnt save/load more than once, or the game would crash

i guess just look around make sure your drivers are updated for the card; and maybe even the sound card too; yeah and check about the cards optimal rendering style; openGL:, direct3d, etc.

basically, with that system you have, you really could use a better video card, id recommend getting a cheapie geforce2 or 3 64 mb card; browse around, etc. try pricewatch.com

basically, i built my new computer just to play this game :p yeah i know "get a better _____" is not really helpful advice, but unless you can better optimize your setup for the game,

cuz really i dont see why your particular system would have problems: my friends gateway 450mhz 384 pc100 ram 64mb geforce4; detail settings near identical to yours; game runs fine, besides low fps at certain points (it woulda run better if he got a lower-end card; his current card, the motherboard cant handle its features)

Jedi M.S.
07-23-2002, 10:16 AM

I will try upgrading my drivers for my cards.

I hope it will help !!